Nova Chemicals Inc.

1555 Coraopolis Heights Rd.
Moon Township, PA 15108 US

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Nova Chemicals Talks Recycled Plastics, Sustainability Strategy
In this Q&A, Monika Kleczek, circular economy market development manager, Nova Chemicals Polyethylene Business, talks about the company’s efforts to expand a market for recycled plastics. 

BOPE Takes Aim at BOPP & BOPET Films
Nova’s new biaxially oriented HDPE is seen as a more easily recyclable monomaterial contender versus multilayer BOPP or BOPET films.

Nova Chemicals and Enerkem to Jointly Research New Advanced Recycling Catalyst Technology
Working together, the companies will research advanced recycling technology to transform hard-to-recycle municipal waste, including items such as plastics, household waste, and construction materials, into ethylene at full commercial scale.

Coronavirus and Oil Price Collapse Could Delay Second Wave of Planned Olefin/Polyolefin Projects
ISIS Chemical editor shares insights on projected slowdown of U.S. and global chemical investment wave.

Kellogg's Bear Naked Granola Now in All-PE Pouch With Barrier
Kellogg is exploring opportunities with several of its other brands to offer fully-recyclable stand-up pouches.

'Circular Economy' Dominates Discussion of Resins, Additives at K 2019
New product launches from materials suppliers at the giant show shine light on sustainability. 

Borealis Buys Nova's Stake in the Novealis PE Joint Venture
Bayport Polymers becomes 50/50 joint venture beween Borealis and Total.

All-PE structures have already gained a lead in both food and non-food applications.

Recyclable All-PE Pouches: Sustainable Opportunity for Film Extruders
Sustainability and the Circular Economy are both a challenge and an opportunity to flexible packaging producers. Recyclable pouches based on all-PE multilayer structures, utilizing new resins and perhaps techniques like MDO or biaxial orientation, appear to be major contenders against glass, metal, and multi-material film structures.

What Is the Circular Economy?
In this video from K 2019, hear NOVA Chemicals, TOMRA, Covestro, Rapid Granulator and SABIC each discuss plastics’ role in the circular economy. 

all plastic Stajvelo electric bike

K 2019 Slideshow: New Resins, New Applications in Materials
Ascend, Borealis, Borouge, Braskem, Dow, ExxonMobil, Nova, SABIC, and Solvay came to Düsseldorf with new applications, including pouches, shrink film, cable ties, flip tops, all-plastic bikes, as well as new materials.

SABIC will encourage sustainability with bio-renewable and recycled feedstocks and designing lightweight packaging.

K 2019 Preview: Resins & Additives for Sustainability in Cars, Electronics & Packaging
Material suppliers are committed to the ‘Circular Economy,’ as evidenced by their adoption of new technologies, product introductions and collaborations.

Nova Chemicals’ Product Development Research Scientist Monika Kleczek

Nova Chemicals Shares Original Research Demonstrating Viability of Film-to-Film Recycling
Nova’s PE and EPS business teams jointly showcased their offerings and expertise at International Safe Transit Association Forum.

Nova Chemicals is Exclusive "Platinum Sustainability Sponsor" of 2019 Canada Winter Games
The sponsorship is targeted to help fund sustainable practices at The Games, as well as enduring community resources. 

Italian machine builder Macchi ran this 5-layer line to make all-PE film for easily recyclable stand-up pouches

Hot Half-Dozen Applications Driving Developments in PE
Sustainability, consumer convenience, and evolving e-commerce packaging are driving new advances in polyethylene. 

Photo: Starlinger

Specialty Materials for Enhanced PE Recyclate
At least three major PE suppliers are targeting PE post-consumer recyclate with specialty materials and technologies that target high-value reuse.

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Nova Chemicals Boosts Sustainability Efforts on Several Fronts and More
Advances in design of recyclable film structures and a major investment in a project reducing ocean plastics pollution discussed.

Major PE JV 'Bay-Pol' Breaks Ground
Ethane cracker construction to be followed by large Borstar PE unit in this 50-50 JV of Total and Borealis and Nova Chemicals.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Polyolefins for Packaging
Novel polyolefins for packaging are being highlighted by Nova Chemicals, ExxonMobil Chemical, and SABIC.

E-commerce packaging is driving the need for extra protection

Packaging: Protection and Sustainability in a Single Pack
E-commerce explosion and the growing preference for fresh products are raising the bar of packaging protection capabilities, while keeping the track on sustainability.

Mark Kay Group Leader, Performance Films at NOVA Chemicals

'Mega-Trends' Driving Polyolefins Developments at Nova Chemicals
Sustainability, e-commerce, application development and time to market are just some of the over-arching trends driving PE and PP development. 

Ascend’s Vydyne XHT nylon 66

Resins & Additives at NPE2018: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, Sustainability
NPE will host lots of news in engineered thermoplastic compounds, customized TPEs, polyolefins for packaging, bioplastics, recycled content compounds, purging agents, 3D printing materials, and a slew of innovative additives.

Product Categories of Nova Chemicals Inc.

Acrylic Copolymers
HDPE
LDPE
MDPE
Styrene Maleic Anhydride (SMA)